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TAFEnow short course topics are designed with your immediate workplace and personal needs in mind. We provide a variety of self-service learning products across a broad range of industry sectors. You can update your workplace skills and knowledge for a better job, meet continuing professional development or legislative requirements, or simply relax and learn something for yourself or your family. Courses range from 1 to 4 hours to complete and are easy to navigate, stimulating, interactive and visual. All you need to succeed are basic online computer skills.

You can purchase a single topic or a subscription for access to multiple topics in a variety of areas including Health, Business, Interpersonal Skills, Community Services, Information Technology, Hospitality, and Environmental Design.

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Latest Topics

  • The Secret to a Great Espresso
    On completion of this topic, you will have gained an increased understanding of:
    • Where coffee originated from
    • The different varieties of coffee
    • Processing coffee beans
    • Effective milk preparation techniques
    • Operating an espresso machine
    The duration of this topic is: 1 hour
  • Defusing and De-escalating Aggression
    On completion of this topic, you will have gained an increased understanding of:
    • Provide a practical framework for intervening early in an episode of aggression
    • The role of a health professional in effectively managing an interaction with a potential aggressor
    • Prevention and management of aggression and how they can be applied in the work place
    • The potential advantages and disadvantages of a ‘show of force’ intervention
    • Identify and manage potential escape strategies in circumstances of escalating aggression
    The duration of this topic is: 1 hour
  • Dealing with Stress
    On completion of this topic, you will have gained an increased understanding of:
    • What causes stress
    • Stress at work
    • Stress at home
    • Strategies of working with stress
    • Steps to relieve stress
    The duration of this topic is: 1 hour
  • Australian Snakes and Snakebite
    On completion of this topic, you will have gained an increased understanding of:
    • The species and distribution of the common venomous snakes in Australia
    • The composition and physiological effects of Australian snake venoms
    • Methods of identifying snake venoms
    The duration of this topic is: 1 hour

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